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When I first met Janet for my work/life anxiety issues, I immediately felt at ease because of her caring and warm nature. She has an almost instant ability to see/know where to deal/resolve any issues. On the very first session I was amazed to learn new things about myself (that have always been there, but not visible to me - on my blind side!).

With each visit came new learnings and light bulb moments. The gentle and compassionate approach, with her spectrum colour techniques take you back on your own life's journey to resolve/heal past memories or inner negative beliefs.

I can't recommend enough if you have anxiety issues to see Janet. It was the most incredible journey (and my very own). She will make you see life through a new vision and make you feel complete again.

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Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy

Thank you so much for helping me to stop smoking, over the past 20yrs i've tried every stop smoking aid as its become available to no avail.
After one session with you i not only stopped smoking i realised i had all i needed to do it, you awakened my willpower. With this i feel i have control of myself , l'm more confident in my ability to stay stopped,
To anyone that is thinking of using you for hypnosis i would say firstly "do it!", have an open mind because the sessions probably wont be what you expect, you'll be met with a very warm and relaxed welcome and any anxieties you may have about stopping smoking will soon quashed.
Thank you again janet you've made a huge difference

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Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy

My stop smoking session with Janet was amazing. After one session I felt extremely calm and relaxed and since that day haven't touched a cigarette since. Janet's approach was very professional and thorough. I would recommend Janet's work to anyone who wants to give up smoking or would like any help in any other areas of their lives. she is a genuine practitioner with a unique skill set. Thank's again Janet.

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I was going through some changes in my personal life and through my sessions with Janet, and with with her encouragement and gentle approach I feel I can move forward with confidence.
Thank you so much!

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Edward – Actor
NLP Therapy

Having never had any form of therapy before, I found the sessions I had incredibly enlightening and beneficial. As an actor I wish I'd had NLP therapy before as I was able to experience results immediately, in turn facilitating improved performance in a profession which demands an extreme positive core belief.

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I had contacted Janet in order for me to prepare mentally for running the London Marathon in April. I had 2 sessions of hypnotherapy. The first very much highlighted my need for enjoyment when running and also why I need to run. I visually saw the colour yellow and it was suggested that I should run in this colour and concentrate on “Optimum Health”. I found this immensely beneficial and instantly noticed a more positive attitude in my training runs.

The second session concentrated on Spectrum Therapy. I found this very intense and felt an initial resistance to it as I was worried what the effect would be having this kind of session a week prior to the race. However, I was quickly reassured that it would be beneficial as I was still confused as to why I was running. Indeed it did have a positive impact as it enabled me to connect to this question in a very profound way and in a way I had not anticipated.

When running the marathon I wore yellow and I felt incredibly light throughout the run. I very much noticed the crowds, enjoyed every moment and connected with my purpose for running which ultimately made it a truly memorable experience. I mentally, physically and spiritually felt strong and I feel that this is as a direct response to the work I did with Janet. Moreover I have felt pretty positive post marathon despite having sustained a foot injury.

Hypnotherapy - Pregnancy

I contacted Janet to work on the emotional challenges of a high stress and turbulent pregnancy. The sessions were kind, sensitive and enlightening which I believe is the perfect environment for mother and baby. This allowed me to settle and accept that there is no such thing as "normal" and the answers for my well being lie within me.

Just wanted to say thank you Janet as you gave me the courage and encouragement to move on in life and put my issues to rest so I could do that. I'm so pleased I did because my little world is filled with the most wonderful things because I have allowed them to come in.

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Losing Mum

I lost my mum when I was five months pregnant and I was left with what ifs, guilt and anger. Janet was an excellent mentor and coach, helping me to navigate my way through my emotions, identify what was holding me back from fulfilling my potential and find a successful future for my family and myself.
D Nelson

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Mrs H
Overcoming Anxiety and Depression

Plucking up the courage to make the initial call was difficult, but I'm very glad I did. A friend had recommended Janet and I was feeling completely overwhelmed by everything at that time.
Now that I am feeling so much better and back to my usual self, it makes me aware of how bad everything was - I found it so hard to talk to people and felt embarrassed that I was feeling so anxious when I had everything going for me. I couldn't understand why I felt the way I did - no horrific events in my past, a loving upbringing, a close family and good friends - but I was so unhappy.

I found Janet so easy to talk to, a very good listener and realised that you don't have to have had a catastrophic event in your past to feel anxious and down. It made me realise there is nothing to feel guilty or ashamed about being depressed and that people are very understanding when you talk to them about it.

I'm now in a good place, enthusiastic, confident, organised again and looking forward to seeing family and friends and doing all the fun things I did in the past.

Alistair Grant

Janet is a consummate professional who very quickly put me at ease when we first met. Trust and the ability to relate with your counsellor is key if the process is going to work and I immediately hit it off with Janet which made it easier to open up about the issues I needed to deal with.

In almost one year of weekly and bi-weekly sessions we met face-to-face and via Skype and Janet adjusted her methods accordingly. I spent several weeks in the USA during this period and Janet was very flexible in accommodating the time zone differences and ensuring our sessions continued…even in the middle of the Texas wilderness!

Janet helped me successfully work through a number of long standing and deep rooted issues which previous counsellors and NHS psychiatric professionals had only touched the surface of and I have no hesitation in recommending her.


Janet is reliable, easy to talk to, and makes you feel at ease. She is very good at understanding problems (both evident and underlying) and finding methods to reduce them. I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone that needs help.

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Facing Retirement
Dealing with the emotions connected to transition

In September 2019 I was wrestling with whether to retire or not. I had heard stories of people retiring happily, but also some who were miserable in retirement. I found Janet Smith via the Internet. Janet is easy to talk to, and has a professional approach. Within a couple of sessions she showed me that I was well positioned for retirement. Janet found this by examining all aspects of my life. I was pleasantly surprised to find the reality of my position. [I guess this is something good counsellors can do - make you see your situation in perspective.] I then took retirement. Janet helped me find objectives and useful things to do in my new life - unfettered by work! I have developed several interests over the last 8 months. Janet helped me see that retirement is not the end of life, but a new beginning: an opportunity to do things you have always fancied doing. I now see how restricting work can be, but we all have to work to live / build up enough pension to live without working later in life. My new plan is to study for a History degree, and maybe later do a PhD in History. [I am a person who thrives on deadlines. I also thrive with having ambitious goals] I would recommend Janet to anyone who is at a cross roads in life, and struggling with difficult decisions.

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Surviving infidelity

Janet is an amazing emotional wellness coach and I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone who is facing work or personal challenges. When I contacted Janet I was in a low place after learning of my husband’s affairs.  Janet helped me deal with the pain partly by being someone I could confide in, and also by encouraging me to focus on myself and my own needs.  I started exercising more, socialising more, being more patient with the children and thinking about my career.  She also used spectrum therapy to help me identify particular triggers for emotional issues and ways to deal with them when they arise.  I had about 10-12 sessions with Janet over six months and honestly don’t know what would have happened without her support.  After a period of separation, I reconciled with my husband and we are healing (we also having marriage counselling).  In many ways the relationship is better now than it ever was.  I have a new sport, new job and hope for the future.  I meditate everyday and feel calmer and happier.  I also use many of the tools Janet shared to check in with how the kids are doing - making sure they have balanced lives too so they learn how to look after themselves now and in the future.  

Thank you Janet!

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From the moment I contacted Janet to discuss my needs she began to guide me through the process with utter clarity; what to expect, what she expected from me and most importantly the message that this was a process that we would do very much together. This approach instilled confidence that I would always be left in an emotionally ‘safe’ place.

Janet created a very open environment in which to work. Her intuitive skill at guiding the session ensured that no stones were left un-turned. Janet demonstrates a perfect mix of firmness and empathy. She allowed me, as the client, to reach my own conclusions with very little suggestion, but through signposting me through my own decision making.

On completion of my work with Janet, I feel that I have a great deal of clarity and that I can move on with my life without the emotional 'baggage' that I had collected over years of bereavement and loss. Most reassuringly, I know that Janet will be on hand via Skype, the telephone or face to face, if I feel that I need some support again in the future.

I have recommended her to a number of my friends and I shall continue to do so as I feel that her approach and skill are second to none.

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Anxiety & Relationship

Working with Janet has helped me view my life from an unbiased grounding. Both helping me accept myself and develop without the frustration I held before.

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Sue Creed

After spending a day with me using Spectrum Therapy I feel as if a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders and I feel calmer and more able to cope with my present situation. The whole atmosphere at home is more relaxed, she also spent time talking to my husband. I wish I could keep Janet in a cupboard and have the therapy on a regular basis. Feel like a new woman. Thank you so much. Would recommend Janet and the therapy to anyone in my situation.

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Weight Loss

Janet has helped me "get back on track" with weight loss. Having sessions with Janet I have been able to change and improve my approach to foods and my whole well being. Janet is a very friendly, caring and understanding person and I thank her for her help over the past few months.

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Mrs N
Anxiety/Panic Attacks

I have suffered from bad panic attacks for nearly 14 yrs and hearing and seeing the success Janet has made to people's lives thought I needed to give it a go as no other treatment I have tried has worked. I attended several sessions and resolved a lot of issues I have carried around with me for a very long time. With Janet's help I have been able to deal with them and finally feel closure on the bad stuff from my past. I now have a much clearer view on life and a better chance of moving forward and doing the things I want to do. Janet is a very caring and understanding person who makes you feel very safe and relaxed during your sessions. A big thank you Janet for all your help.

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I recently did a half day change programme with Janet following a bereavement. Her therapy techiniques are very gentle and non-intrusive, the wonderful thing about the way Janet works is you don't need to go into context if you don't want to. Spending even just half a day working with Janet has helped me to move forward and begin to manage my grief day to day.

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Stress, Anxiety & Depression

After 4 years of being strong for close family members I buckled. I was introduced to Janet. I found her to be very easy to talk to, very understanding and very caring. She helped me a great deal. I would recommend her.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice Message
I would like to inform you that all sessions are now taking place online due to the impact of Covid-19. I can assure you that I have worked online for many years and have a lot of experience working this way. Whatever you are dealing with right now, I will be flexible and adaptable using a variety of methods to help you as we travel through this pandemic and beyond; building a brighter future. Your self care is more essential than ever right now and in these difficult times it is important to pay attention to your emotional wellbeing and mental health. If you would like to know more about working with me, I do offer a free 30 minute initial consultation and this will now take place through video conferencing such as Face Time, Skype, Whats app or Zoom. To find out more, send me a message and I look forward to chatting to you.